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Black History Month Concert Series
February 26 @ 10:45 am
More than 4,200 In-School singers and the world-renowned Voice of Chicago come together for a dynamic educational program and performance honoring black culture. This year’s concerts feature special guest artist and legendary gospel singer, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence.
Performances take place at the following dates and times:
February 25, 26 & 27, 2019 at 10:45am.
Click here to watch highlights from our 2018 Black History Month Concert Series.
Seating is limited for Black History Month Concert Series. We will accommodate patrons on a first come, first served basis as space is available. To attend please enter Symphony Center through the Michigan Avenue lobby and check in with our staff at the CCC table. From there you will be directed to your seat based on availability. We will begin accommodating patrons at 10:00am.
Concert Program – feb 26
Lift Every Voice and Sing
Schools: Catalyst-Maria, Harvard, Henderson, Oglesby, St. Philip Neri
Conductor: Lonnie Norwood Jr.
Wade in the Water
Schools: CICS-Irving Park, Passages, West Park
Conductor: Maggie Johnston
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
Schools: Boone, De Diego, Nixon
Conductor: Daniel Wallenberg
Schools: Carver, Gunsaulus, Hampton, Higgins
Conductor: Roland Hatcher
Roll Over Beethoven
Voice of Chicago
You’re All I Need to Get By
Schools: Clark, Lee, Whittier, Young
Conductor: Miriam Cowen
We Are Here/He’s Got the Whole World
Schools: Hibbard, Miles Davis, Mt. Vernon
Conductor: Meaghan Carroll
Schools: McNair, Nettelhorst, Prescott
Conductor: Evan Bruno
Living for the City
Donald Lawrence & Combined Choirs
The Best is Yet to Come
We Shall Overcome